According to Russian Automotive Market Research, over the first nine months of 2017 992 used trucks were imported in Russia (+137.3% on the same period of the last year). During this period the age structure of imported trucks significantly changed.
In January-August 2017 used car import to Russia grew by 28% to 12.2 thousand vehicles. In January-August 2016 used car import showed a rise as well: it amounted to 9.5 thousand vehicles which was a 55% growth on the same period of 2015.
Japanese brands account for 99.5% of used car import.
In January-August 2017 Russia imported 14.3 thousand new trucks which is 3 times as many as during the same period last year.
Tractor units constituted the bulk: they accounted for over 64% of all new trucks imported in January-August 2017 ...